Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001014052014FISH EGGS AND LARVAECompulsory474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to provide perception of the importance of ichthyoplankton in biological diversity of seas, to teach the distribution, diversity and prosperity of ichthyoplanktons over the Turkish seas and usage of this knowledge on studies and researches.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Belgin HOŞSUCU
Learning Outcomes
1. To be able to associate the utilazition from egg surveys for stock assessment and recruitment which is an important issue in the fisheries management.
2Ability to perceive and develop the methods for acquisition, protection and evaluation of material in the level expert.
3Ability to teach the importance of fish eggs, larva and to perceive the negative effects on food chain and the importance of protection of their environment in the biological diversity of our seas.
4Ability to use and interpret what has been learned in inter disciplinary studies.
5Ability to independently work on, achieve and benefit from the associated publications.
6Ability to design and asses knowledge of eggs and larvae by questioning it and considering the data base, methods and principles related to research and study.
7Ability to report and convene on knowledge of what has been explored by undertaking responsibility and accountibility.
8Ability to obtain institutional and practical knowledge about fish eggs and larva.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The definition of ichthyoplankton and early life stages of fishes, the structure of eggs and post-larva stages, the morphologies and general features of Teleost fish eggs and larva, their distribution and reproduction periods in Turkish Seas.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The description, importance of ichthyoplankton and physiology and ecology of egg stages. Meeting and planing works (semester Project))
2Production of eggs, development of gonads and egg cells Field
3Spawning and fertilization Sorting of the ichthyoplancton from plancton which the samples were taken into the sea.
4Physiology of embryonic developmental stages of fish egg Sorting ichthyoplancton from plancton
5Ecology of embryonic developmental stages of fish egg Sorting ichthyoplancton from plancton
6Temperature, oxygen, salinity and their combined effects on the fish eggEmbryonic developmental stages to determine and sorting ichthyoplancton from plancton
7Light, other gases, radiation, mechanical forces Embryonic developmental stages in pelagic fish eggs.
8Mid- term exam
9Osmoregulation, buoyancyEmbryonic developmental stages in demmersal fish eggs.
10Diseases and predation Reading of the paper
11Presantation of semester projectReading of the paper
12Presantation of semester projectReading of the paper
13Presantation of semester projectSearching literature
14Presantation of semester projectSearching literature
15Presantation of semester projectSearching literature
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Hempel, G. Early life history of marine fish, University of Washington press, USA, 1979, 70pp. Kunz, Y.W.Developmental biology of Teleost Fishes. Springer, Netherland, 2004, 636 pp. Demir, N.., 1992. İhtiyoloji. İstanbul üniv.fen Fak. , sayı:3668, no:219, 391sf. Jakoben, T., Fogarty, M.,Megrey, A.B., Moksness, E. Fish reproductive biology. Blackwell publishery, 2009, 429pp. Hoşsucu, B.2014. Balık Yumurta ve Larvaları,E.Ü Su Ürünleri fak. Yayın No:83, ders Kitabı Dizin No: 41 İZMİR, 149 sf.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory14114
Project Preparation155
Project Presentation111
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)89
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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